Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Gets One UI 5 Update Based on Android 13: Here’s Full Changelog

Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy A33 5G will get its new update in India soon.


Samsung is among the leading manufacturers to have started rolling out the latest Android 13 update. The company has already released the latest update for its Galaxy S22 series phones. All three Samsung Galaxy S22 models have received the new One UI update. Samsung is also rolling out the One UI 5.0 update based on Android 13 to other premium phones. A couple of days ago, the Galaxy A53 5G was among the first A-series phones to get the new One UI 5.0 update. Samsung has now rolled out its new Android 13 update for the Galaxy A33 5G as well.

The update is currently being rolled out to users in Europe. Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy A33 5G will get its new update in India soon. Let’s take a look at the new One UI 5.0 update rolling out to Samsung Galaxy A33 5G users.

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G Gets One UI 5.0

Samsung Galaxy A33 5G users in some European markets are getting the new One UI 5.0 update. The new Samsung update is based on Android 13. It is about 2GB in size and has version number A336BXXU4BVJG. The update also brings (via) the October 2022 security patch for the device.

Before downloading and installing the update, we advise our readers to take a backup of their device data. This could help restore your important data in case something goes wrong while installing the new update.

Users can go to Settings > Software update to check if they have received the latest update on their Galaxy A33 5G. If not, we suggest waiting for a few days since Samsung is releasing the update in a phased manner.

For Indian users who are waiting to get the update on their Galaxy A33 5G, the company has confirmed that it will roll out the One UI update in December 2022. The exact date of the rollout remains unknown.

The update introduces the latest Android 13 features along with the new One UI 5.0 customisations added on top. It has some minor design enhancements along with many new features. For starters, the update improves the Android colour palette, which matches the system UI colour based on the wallpaper. Samsung has also added new app icons and illustrations. 

Users can stack multiple widgets in a single large widget on the home screen. The feature will automatically switch to a new widget that is added on the home screen. Samsung also claims that the new One UI update improves animations and transition effects to offer a smoother user experience.

The update also introduces Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in the Gallery app, which recognises text in images and allows users to copy and paste it into other apps. There have been improvements made to Samsung DeX and Bixby as well.